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  • Brand X Files: Happy Fat Tuesday, Fastnacht Day, Packzi Day (or whatever it is you call it)

    Good morning Los Angeles. Mardi Gras is here (well, not exactly here, it's in New Orleans) and so Happy Fat Tuesday, Merry Paczki Day or Fastnacht Day or Fausnaught Day or whatever you want to call it, to you! Ash Wednesday is coming up, so be sure to...
  • Cajun Mardi Gras

    The teenage boy is covered in mud, literally from head to toe. After wading through a flooded rice field to catch a wayward chicken, he wipes mud from his eyes. "I almost had him," he says to a friend with a shake of his head, and shrinks back to his...
  • Bock beer's turn at the tap

    IN beer, the closest thing to the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau is the annual tapping of the maibock keg at the HofbrÀuhaus am Platzl in Munich — which happens next Wednesday. This salute to spring doesn't stir many ripples over here because...